The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 49 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing XML 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.07% 1.37% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.28% 4.20% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Median daily rate £545 £443 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.16% +42.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £340 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £521 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
XML
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 143 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.13% 32.65% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 117 34
Median daily rate £400 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for XML.

1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) MySQL
6 11 (40.74%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 10 (37.04%) HTTP
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco
7 10 (37.04%) PHP
7 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) Ajax
8 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 8 (29.63%) OOP
9 8 (29.63%) XSLT
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 7 (25.93%) NAS
10 7 (25.93%) SRDF
10 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
10 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
10 7 (25.93%) iSCSI
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) Content Management
10 7 (25.93%) DataSynapse
10 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
10 7 (25.93%) Xen
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (25.93%) Sybase

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) CMS
2 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
3 5 (18.52%) Confluence
3 5 (18.52%) WordPress
4 3 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) FCoE
2 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (25.93%) iSCSI
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) Multicast
2 7 (25.93%) NAS
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
3 7 (25.93%) HBase
4 3 (11.11%) Couchbase
4 3 (11.11%) Informix
4 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Gitweb
4 2 (7.41%) Gradle
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Mockito
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (7.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Architect
3 10 (37.04%) PHP Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Web Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Principal Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) Ajax
4 8 (29.63%) XSLT
5 7 (25.93%) Middleware
5 7 (25.93%) Rendezvous
5 7 (25.93%) XHTML
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) REST
8 3 (11.11%) Dropwizard
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 2 (7.41%) .NET
9 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
9 2 (7.41%) Java EE
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
1 3 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Solaris
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) OOP
3 7 (25.93%) Benchmarking
3 7 (25.93%) Content Management
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) ERD
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Information Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) PHP
5 5 (18.52%) PHP 5
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
1 7 (25.93%) KVM
1 7 (25.93%) NFS
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (25.93%) SRDF
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (25.93%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) DataSynapse
2 7 (25.93%) EMC
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Intel
2 7 (25.93%) NetApp
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Sybase
2 7 (25.93%) TIBCO
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Zend
4 3 (11.11%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com